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Red Wings' Datsyuk out with illness vs. Blackhawks

Top-line center is considered day-to-day

by Brian Hedger / NHL.com Correspondent

CHICAGO -- Detroit Red Wings center Pavel Datsyuk won't play Sunday against the Chicago Blackhawks because of an illness.

Datsyuk has 13 goals and 36 points in 49 games this season. He is day-to-day. Captain Henrik Zetterberg will center the top line, which added forward Dylan Larkin at right wing.

Forwards Teemu Pulkkinen and Tomas Jurco are in the lineup against the Blackhawks.

Datsyuk has 15 goals and 49 points in 64 career games against Chicago.

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